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CHANGED Event Report

“It was powerful!”Cornerstone CHANGED Event Report:Saturday, November 2, 2019Hope and healing for those struggling with unwanted same sex attraction and/or gender dysphoria.  When it comes to the areas of same-sex attraction and sexual identity, often we feel we are fighting an uphill battle. The war of words can be exhausting. But, make no mistake, God’s truth will prevail. Beyond the rhetoric are real lives, real …

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What is Your School’s New Bathroom Policy?

Attention Parents of School-Aged Children,  We wanted to share with you one example of the real life consequences of SB 263, which our New Hampshire Legislature passed this session, Governor Sununu signed into law on July 18, 2019 and is effective 60 days after passage.  This letter was sent to parents of children at Gilford Elementary. (Highlights added by Cornerstone)  SB 263 becoming law means that now schools are …

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The Unintended Consequences of Gender Identity as a Protected Class (HB 608)

Based on Cornerstone testimony provided to Senate Judiciary 5/21/19. HB 608 is yet another bill arising out of New Hampshire’s ill-advised addition of “gender identity” – a fluid, self-defined, subjective phenomenon – as a protected class under anti-discrimination law. Such law had previously protected all New Hampshire residents based on objective criteria such as race and age. Now, HB 608 seeks to expand anti-discrimination …

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HB 446: Senate to Vote on “Neither Male nor Female” Option on Birth Certificates

The New Hampshire Senate is expected to vote on May 15, 2019 on HB 446, relative to initiating amendments and corrections to birth records. The bill would allow a vital record, namely a birth certificate, to be changed to reflect a person’s adopted “gender identity,” whether male, female, or “neither male nor female.” A Senate committee has proposed an amendment the House version of …

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Legislative Update April 15

Week of April 15th – April 19th STATE BUDGET The state budget debate now moves to the Senate. We are concerned for the budget’s effects on family issues including tax money for abortion providers and reliance on expanded gambling. Watch for updates on our Facebook page and blog.   BILL: SB 263 Relative to Anti-Discrimination for Students in Public Schools WHEN: The House Education Committee will vote on this bill …

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When adherence to Biology becomes “Discrimination”: HB383

When respecting biology and human integrity becomes “discrimination,” we’re all at risk. Beware House Bill 383, which would require the school board to “ensure that there shall be no unlawful discrimination” in any school that “receives public funds.”  

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Gender Ideology Threatens Vital Records

The New Hampshire House is considering a bill to allow individuals to obtain a new birth certificate based on a change of “gender identity.” Options on the birth certificate would be “male,” “female,” and “nonbinary.” HB 446 will have a hearing in the House Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs Committee on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Cornerstone Action opposes this threat to …

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Maintain Integrity of Vital Records (HB 446, 2019)

Testimony delivered to House Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs Committee by Cornerstone Executive Director Shannon McGinley. For more information, contact cornerstone@nhcornerstone.org. Please vote “inexpedient to legislate” on HB 446, relative to initiating amendments and corrections to birth certificates. Upon the introduction of the legislative service request that led to HB 446, Cornerstone Action consulted with civil rights attorneys with Alliance Defending Freedom, since …

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